zanamivir

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First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 8 hours ago - 1 reports

Researchers Submit Patent Application, "Therapeutic Agent for Influenza Virus Infection Diseases", for Approval

By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Biotech Week -- From Washington, D.C. , NewsRx journalists report that a patent application by the inventors MORIYA , Naoyuki (Kimitsu-shi, JP); MORIYA , Yukiko (Kimitsu-shi, JP); NIKAWA, Yasuhiro (Kimitsu-shi, ... [Published 4 Traders - 8 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Drug Patent Expirations in July 2014

Copyright © thinkBiotech Drug Patent Expirations for July 2014TradenameApplicantGeneric NamePatent NumberPatent Expiration EXALGO Mallinckrodt Inc hydromorphone hydrochloride 5,702,725 Jul 7, 2014 EXALGO Mallinckrodt Inc hydromorphone hydrochloride ... [Published Biotech Blog - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Antivirals underprescribed for patients at risk for flu complications, study shows

Patients likely to benefit the most from antiviral therapy for influenza were prescribed these drugs infrequently during the 2012-2013 influenza season, while antibiotics may have been overprescribed. Published in Clinical Infectious Diseases and now ... [Published Science Daily - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

New Study Shows Clinicians Under-Prescribing Flu Antiviral Drugs and Possibly Overprescribing Antibiotics

- A new study of flu treatment practices during the 2012-13 season found that clinicians under-prescribed flu antiviral drugs, such as oseltamivir (brand name "Tamiflu") and zanamivir (brand name "Relenza") among patients who sought health care for acute ... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Influenza: Optimizing Prevention and Treatment Strategies

US Pharm. 2014;39(7):19-26.ABSTRACT: Seasonal influenza is a substantial cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Prevention of infection is key, and influenza vaccination is recommended for all individuals aged 6 months and older. When used early ... [Published U.S.Pharmacist - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 2 reports

Study Finds Many Flu Patients Not Treated Appropriately

(HealthDay News) -- Antiviral drugs aren't prescribed often enough for patients at high risk for flu complications, while too many of them receive unneeded antibiotics, a new study says.The findings show that doctors require more training about the proper ... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

Drug Patent Expirations for July 15 2014

Copyright © thinkBiotech If your reader cannot render the information below, go tohttp://www.DrugPatentWatch.com/innovation to see the latest expirationsbody { font-family:Calibri, tahoma, arial,sans-serif;}table { font-size:12px; font-family:Calibri, ... [Published Biotech Blog - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

Do Antibiotics Help a Cold or Flu?

Because antibiotics are not effective for colds or the flu, treatment is usually limited to relieving the symptoms. These treatments do not kill the viruses but can make you more comfortable until the illness runs its course and your body gets rid of ... [Published Modern Mom - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

5 medical conditions to treat immediately

You may have heard of the “golden hour,” that short window of time when medical attention must be administered for an injury or illness. Once the window closes, the chances of successful treatment diminish greatly, and any risks may then outweigh the ... [Published Consumer Reports - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 03 2014 - Updated Jun 03 2014 - 1 reports

Relenza - a breakthrough or money for old rope?

By Ray Moynihan, author, journalist, and senior research fellow, Bond University, AustraliaRayMoynihan@bond.edu.auWhile Relenza’s benefits are modest at best, its story would make a great Hollywood blockbusterA drug company executive hailed it as “one ... [Published PharmaGossip - Jun 03 2014]
First reported Apr 12 2014 - Updated Apr 12 2014 - 1 reports

Doctors didn’t sign up to fill out forms

There are reports from across the country regarding severe influenza in young people. In addition to mechanical ventilation, many are requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Given the severity of illness and the presence of multiple organ ... [Published KevinMD.com - Apr 12 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 3 reports

Researchers, maker row over stockpiled Tamiflu

Researchers who have fought for years to get full data on Roche’s influenza medicine Tamiflu said yesterday that governments who stockpile it are wasting billions of dollars on a drug whose effectiveness is in doubt.The row has drawn in the drugmaker ... [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 10 2014]

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News editors obtained the following quote from the background information supplied by the inventors: "An influenza virus infectious disease causes symptoms such as sore throat, nasal discharge, high fever, headache, and arthralgia, and the symptoms may become serious in combination with bronchitis, pneumonia, or the like. In particular, the disease has a high mortality for elderly people or the like. In addition, group infection with the virus in schools and elderly facilities causes a social epidemic involving many people."

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Researchers Submit Patent Application, "Therape... [Published 4 Traders - 8 hours ago]
Drug Patent Expirations in July 2014 [Published Biotech Blog - Jul 26 2014]
Antivirals underprescribed for patients at risk... [Published Science Daily - Jul 22 2014]
New Study Shows Clinicians Under-Prescribing Fl... [Published Noodls - Jul 18 2014]
Influenza: Optimizing Prevention and Treatment ... [Published U.S.Pharmacist - Jul 17 2014]
Prevention and Management of Respiratory Viruses [Published U.S.Pharmacist - Jul 17 2014]
Doctors Are Not Prescribing the Right Kind of D... [Published Pacific Standard - Jul 17 2014]
Study Finds Many Flu Patients Not Treated Appro... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 17 2014]
Study Finds Many Flu Patients Not Treated Appro... [Published Health Finder - Jul 17 2014]
Too Many Antibiotics, Too Few Antivirals for In... [Published General Medicine eJournal - Jul 17 2014]
Antibiotics May Have Been Wrongly Prescribed fo... [Published Yahoo! Canada - Jul 17 2014]
Findings suggest antivirals underprescribed for... [Published Bio-Medicine - Jul 17 2014]
Findings suggest antivirals underprescribed for... [Published Medical Xpress - Jul 17 2014]
Drug Patent Expirations for July 15 2014 [Published Biotech Blog - Jul 15 2014]
Do Antibiotics Help a Cold or Flu? [Published Modern Mom - Jul 07 2014]
Bird Flu Fast Facts [Published CNN - Jun 30 2014]
5 medical conditions to treat immediately [Published Consumer Reports - Jun 29 2014]
Flu fight [Published WCAX TV3 - Jun 13 2014]
Relenza - a breakthrough or money for old rope? [Published PharmaGossip - Jun 03 2014]
Doctors didn’t sign up to fill out forms [Published KevinMD.com - Apr 12 2014]
Tamiflu Helps The Flu A Little But The Nausea A... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
Researchers, maker row over stockpiled Tamiflu [Published Taipei Times Online - Apr 10 2014]
Study Finds Tamiflu Not as Effective as Thought [Published TIME.com - Apr 10 2014]
New evidence, same conclusion: Tamiflu only mod... [Published Science-Based Medicine - Apr 10 2014]
Dr. Mackay: An update on avian influenza A(H7N9... [Published H5N1 - Mar 12 2014]
Avian Flu: New Strain Responsible for Chinese W... [Published Wall St. Cheat Sheet - Feb 06 2014]
What the 2014 Flu Season Means for Adults over ... [Published PRWeb - Feb 05 2014]
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Drug Patent Expirations in July 2014 [Published Biotech Blog - Jul 26 2014]
Copyright © thinkBiotech Drug Patent Expirations for July 2014TradenameApplicantGeneric NamePatent NumberPatent Expiration EXALGO Mallinckrodt Inc hydromorphone hydrochloride 5,702,725 Jul 7, 2014 EXALGO Mallinckrodt Inc hydromorphone hydrochloride ...
Drug Patent Expirations for July 15 2014 [Published Biotech Blog - Jul 15 2014]
Copyright © thinkBiotech If your reader cannot render the information below, go tohttp://www.DrugPatentWatch.com/innovation to see the latest expirationsbody { font-family:Calibri, tahoma, arial,sans-serif;}table { font-size:12px; font-family:Calibri, ...
Relenza - a breakthrough or money for old rope? [Published PharmaGossip - Jun 03 2014]
By Ray Moynihan, author, journalist, and senior research fellow, Bond University, AustraliaRayMoynihan@bond.edu.auWhile Relenza’s benefits are modest at best, its story would make a great Hollywood blockbusterA drug company executive hailed it as “one ...
Doctors didn’t sign up to fill out forms [Published KevinMD.com - Apr 12 2014]
There are reports from across the country regarding severe influenza in young people. In addition to mechanical ventilation, many are requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO). Given the severity of illness and the presence of multiple organ ...
Tamiflu Helps The Flu A Little But The Nausea A... [Published Scientific Blogging - Medicine - Apr 11 2014]
A review based on full internal reports of 20 Tamiflu (oseltamivir) and 26 Relenza (zanamivir) trials found that Tamiflu (the antiviral drug oseltamivir) shortens symptoms of influenza by half a day but there is no good evidence to support claims that ...
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